Carey firefighters respond to house fire

CAREY – The Carey Fire Department was called to a fire at a residence on Brayton Street in the village. The fire was reported shortly after 9 p.m. tonight, and flames were visible. No other details were available Monday night.

Class action lawsuit filed against Cooper Tire

A securities class action lawsuit against Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. and some senior executives on behalf of investors has been filed in U.S. District Court in Delaware. The complaint claims that Cooper Tire violated federal securities laws by issue a series of misleading...

Life Flight called to Wyandot County reservoir

MARSEILLES — One person was injured today sledding near the Killdeer Upground Reservoir. Life Flight transported the individual at about 2:30 p.m., according to the Wyandot County Sheriff’s Office. More information will be added when it becomes available.

Public landfill fee hearings to begin this week

Public hearings on a proposal to increase tipping fees at the Hancock County Landfill begin this week. Hearings will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Thursday and again on Jan. 28, in the offices of the Hancock County commissioners, 514 S. Main St., Suite C. The hearings allow for...

Alcohol considered factor in serious snowmobile crash

UPPER SANDUSKY — A Harpster man is in critical condition after crashing his snowmobile. Alcohol is believed to have contributed to the crash of James D. Herring at about 11:10 p.m. Friday near Wyandot County 110, north of Country Road 58, according to the Wyandot County Sheriff’s...

Time to bundle up, again

It’s time to bundle up, again. Below-zero temperatures are expected tonight, and the National Weather Service has issued a wind chill advisory until 11 a.m. Wednesday. A wind chill advisory is issued when wind will combine with cold temperatures “to create dangerously...

Mabel Mathews

UPPER SANDUSKY — Mabel Jeannette Mathews, 77, of Upper Sandusky, will have a private burial at Neveda Cemetery. Mathews will be cremated with no visitations. Mrs. Mathews, 77, died Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014, at Fairhaven. She married Merle E. “Red” Mathews and he...

Kevin Purdy

FOREST — A funeral for Kevin T. Purdy, 34, of Forest, will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Hanson-Neely Funeral Home, Ada, the Revs. Loran Miracle and Tom Gossell officiating. Burial will be in Dola Cemetery. Visitation will be from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and from 6 p.m. to 8...

Monday calendar

TODAY Findlay Senior Center, 339 E. Melrose Ave.; fitness center open, 5 a.m.-9 p.m.; billiards, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.; SilverSneakers Splash, 8:30-9:30 a.m., Birchaven; SilverSneakers, 9-9:50 a.m.; SilverSneakers yoga, 10-10:50 a.m.; community bingo for those 55 and older, sponsored by...

‘Keep that dream alive’

By SARA ARTHURS Staff Writer Half a century after the civil rights movement, area educators are working to ensure that Martin Luther King’s dream is not forgotten. In anticipation of Martin Luther King Day, the national holiday celebrated today, many area schools held...